18 Canadian Club Coaches to benefit from PD opportunity during Ski Tour Canada

    February 24, 2016

    The following coaches have been selected for one day mentoring during the Tour:






    (March 1st)

    Daniel Murray

    North Highlands Nordic, NS

    Geoff Tomlinson

    Nakkertok, ON-QC

    René Sauvé

    Pembroke Nordic, ON

    Katie McMahon

    Chelsea Nordiq, QC


    (March 2nd)

    Sylvie Girard

    Monteriski, QC

    Moe Samm

    Chelsea Nordiq, QC

    Amélie Cloutier

    Fondeurs-Laurentides, QC

    Stephen Novosad

    Fondeurs-Laurentides, QC

    Quebec City

    (March 5th)



    Ariane Gagnon

    Le Norvégien, QC

    Paul Dugas

    Élites du Nord-Roi, NB

    Manon Losier

    Le Sureau Blanc, NB

    Erik Charron

    Avalon Nordic, NL


    (March 11th)



    George Smith

    Calgary Nordic, AB

    Frank Ackermann

    Kimberley Nordic, BC

    Nicole Perrin

    Kimberley Nordic, BC

    Phyllis Bend

    Regina Ski club, SK

    Vaughn McGrath

    Edmonton ski club, AB

    Lilla Roy

    Edmonton ski club, AB

    Coaches will be guided throughout race days by CCC HP development mentors to get a taste of all that is involved with coaching on the World Cup circuit, as:

    1-     Attending Team Captains’ Meetings
    2-     Morning race preparation: ski testing, warm-up, race support
    3-     Watching and analyzing technique and tactics from different viewpoints
    4-     After race routine: Cool down, debriefing with athletes and wax techs
    5-     Race analysis and athlete/coach development implications

    Congratulation to all selected coaches!